News [Passan] BREAKING: Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. violated Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing drug policy and is facing a suspension, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN.twitter.com
With their 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers tonight, the Mets have brought their record to 94-55, while the Brewers record falls to 78-69. The Brewers have 15 games remaining, so the best they can finish is 93-69.
Thus, the Mets have clinched the 3rd wild card position, returning to October baseball for the first time since the 2016 NL Wild Card Game
News With their win over the Tampa Bay Rays, the Houston Astros have clinched their 5th AL West title in 6 years!
With their win over the Tampa Bay Rays this evening, the Houston Astros now have a 97-51 record. The next best team in the division, the Seattle Mariners are 81-65 with 16 games remaining, meaning they can finish no better than 97-65. With the Astros having the tiebreaker, the Houston Astros are your 2022 AL West champs.
News [Rosenthal] BREAKING: Dayton Moore out as Royals president of baseball operations. Story with @ByMcCullough:twitter.com
News Through Ohtani's first 50 starts as a pitcher and first 500 games as a hitter he had: More strikeouts than deGrom, a lower ERA than Gerrit Cole, more home runs than Ted Williams, and more RBI than Ken Griffey Jr.
News [DiGiovanna] #Angels announce that they have initiated a formal process to evaluate strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the team, owner Arte Moreno saystwitter.com
News [Murray] Doctors have directed Tony La Russa to not return as manager of the Chicago White Sox for the remainder of the 2022 season, the team announced.twitter.com
News [Rivera] League source confirms league-wide retirement of Roberto Clemente's #21 is not happening at this time and there is no current plan in place for it to occurtwitter.com
News The Houston Astros have completed a 3 game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The Rays were held scoreless the first two games of the series.
This is the first time the Astros have ever swept the Rays at the Trop, and the first time the Astros have swept them at all since 2003.